Literature: Stray Birds on the Huangpu:

Literature: Stray Birds on the Huangpu:

A History of Indians in Shanghai

A History of Indians in Shanghai, is a nuanced work of history that chronicles the struggles, the stories and the triumphs of the Indian diaspora in Shanghai. The book is co-edited by award-winning novelist Mishi Saran and Dr. Zhang Ke, Executive Director, Asia Research Center at Fudan University. The book will be in focus at an evening panel discussion that includes both the editors & Madhavi Thampi, author of the seminal work Indians in China, 1800-1949.


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Literature

Literature

Changemakers

The power of women, the power of film, and the intersection of the two will form a heady mix at this evening presentation which focuses on the Women behind Bollywood. Authors Mallika Kapur and Gayatri Rangachari Shah will be in conversation with award winning fashion stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania (Fashion Director Vogue India), to discuss their book Changemakers. A collection of unique stories outlining the lives and experiences of twenty of the women who work tirelessly behind the scenes to fuel Bollywood, one of world’s largest film industries.


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